Michael Kaplan is one of the four Partners of Parella. Since joining Parella in 2011, Michael has managed the firm's marketing and business development efforts in France and internationally. As such, Michael has been instrumental in structuring and implementing the Exis global organization.

A graduate of ESCP Europe Business School, Michael began his career with Accenture, advising multinationals in the retail, consumer-packaged-goods, and fashion and luxury sectors on elaborating and implementing their strategies. Then Michael moved to a spin-off from AT Kearney, specializing in performance and cost reduction programs before joining Jones Lang LaSalle's Paris office in 2006 as deputy director of strategy and development of the Corporate Solutions Department.